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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Parking Brake

CAUTION Driving with the parking brake on will cause excessive wear of the brake parts.

NOTE For parking in snow, refer to Winter Driving regarding parking brake use.

Setting the parking brake

Depress the brake pedal and then firmly pull the parking brake lever fully upwards with sufficient force to hold the vehicle in a stationary position.

Mazda 3. Setting the parking brake


Releasing the parking brake

Depress the brake pedal and pull the parking brake lever upwards, then press the release button. While holding the button, lower the parking brake lever all the way down to the released position.

Mazda 3. Releasing the parking brake


Foot Brake
This vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal use. Should power-assist fail, you can stop by applying greater force than normal to the brake pedal. But the dis ...

Warning Light
The warning light turns on when the system has a malfunction. Refer to Warning Lights on . Brake Pad Wear Indicator When the disc brake pads become worn, the built-in wear indicators contact th ...

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Rear Center Seat Belt Removal/Installation
CAUTION: The ELR (emergency locking retractor) has a spring that will unwind if the retractor cover is removed. The spring cannot be rewound by hand. If this occurs, the ELR will not work properly. Therefore, do not disassemble the retractor. 4SD 1. Remove the following parts: ...

ABS HU/CM Inspection
1. Disconnect the ABS HU/CM connector.. 2. Connect the negative battery cable.. 3. Attach the tester lead to the ABS HU/CM wiring harness-side connector and inspect the voltage, continuity, or resistance according to the standard (reference value) in the table below. Standard (reference) ...

Overheating
If the high engine coolant temperature warning light illuminates, the vehicle loses power, or you hear a loud knocking or pinging noise, the engine is probably too hot. WARNING Switch the ignition to off and make sure the fan is not running before attempting to work near the co ...

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